In this post, I will review David Loy’s life and work, and attempt to summarize the main claims he makes across his books.
Harari’s work has influenced Forall and the teachings at MAPLE in a number of ways. One of the major ways is Harari’s emphasis on stories or narratives as the coordination mechanism that has given Homo Sapiens its power. Another major influence from Harari has been his description of Humanism.
Zachary Stein’s Education in a Time Between Worlds is an impressive feat of scholarship, activism, and education. The book’s guiding question is, “What should education look like in the twenty-first century?”
I can’t remember the last book I loved as much as Stephen Jenkinson’s Die Wise, and was so deeply impacted by. I would recommend it to anyone who has a loved one who has died, will die, or who will themselves die some day – which is to say, everyone.
In this post, I’ll summarize Miles Bukiet’s paper, Monasteries of the Future, incorporating my own experiences and learnings from my time at the Monastic Academy.